Friday, October 20, 2017

Bangladesh PM calls Mushfiqur, Shakib to congratulate on win over Sri Lanka in 100th Test

  • Senior Correspondent,
    Published: 2017-03-19 19:40:00 BdST


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated the players, officials and every other person related to the national cricket team for the historic win over Sri Lanka in their 100th Test.

The Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Sheikh Hasina congratulated the Tigers after they sealed the four-wicket victory, their first over the Lankan lions, at Colombo on Sunday, squaring the two-match series 1-1.

"She spoke to skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and Man-of-the-Series Shakib Al Hasan over the phone. She prayed for the wellbeing of the members of the team,"

"You have created history. My heartiest congratulations to you!" Karim quoted Hasina as saying.

He said the prime minister ended the conversation saying, "Joy Bangla!"

This was the best Test win of Bangladesh and fourth abroad.